About Stuttgart: Stuttgart is the capital of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.It is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany it is spread across a variety of hills, valleys and parks. Presently it is the 6th largest city in Germany.The city is most famous for its automotive industry, both Porsche and Mercedes-Benz have their headquarters. The city's tourism slogan is "Stuttgart offers more". The city of Stuttgart is subdivided into a total of 23 city districts, 5 inner districts and 18 outer districts
History: Stuttgart was founded in the 10th century; its name is a modern version of the original Stutengarten ("mare's garden"). In 1920 Stuttgart became the seat of the German National Government. During the world war II the city was totally destroyed by air bombing, In total Stuttgart was subjected to 53 bombing raids. In March 1946 the US Army established a unit of the US Constabulary and a Headquarters at Kurmärker Kaserne in Stuttgart and the city was rebuild after the end of the war.
places to visit:
Churches: Johanneskirche Church, Hospitalkirche (Hospital Church), Stiftskirche, St. Catherine's Church, Leonhardskirche (St. Leonard's Church), Domkirche St. Eberhard (St. Eberhard's Cathedral Church).
Museums: Mercedes-Benz Museum, Porsche Museum, Staatliches Museum(Natural History museum).Musikinstrumentenmuseum(Musical instruments museum).
Buildings: About 68 percentage of the buildings were destroyed in world war II, few buildings were rebuilt.The must watch buildings are Hauptbahnhof, Main Railway Station, Liederhalle, Culture and Congress Centre, Staatstheater (Grosses Haus), State Theater, Neues Schloss, New Palace, Altes Schloss, Old Palace, Markthalle, Market Hall, Liederhalle, Culture and Congress Centre.
Zoo: Wilhelma build on a royal palace ,it is Europe's only large combined zoological and botanical garden. The main attraction of the zoo is its 8000 animals and more than 5,000 species of plants. Wilhelma is also worth visiting for its architecture and landscaping features
Parks: Rosensteinpark, Killesberg Park, Akademiegarten( Academy Garden), Schlossgarten(Palace Garden).
Theater: The Apollo-Theater(musical theater), Palladium Theater(musical theature).
Festivals: Canstatter Wasen is the second largest fun fair in the world, Stuttgarter Frühlingsfest it is a funfair in the month of April and May, Festival of Animated Film every year in the month of April and May. Stuttgart Summer Festival in take place August .
Food and Beverage: Stuttgart is known for the Brezel and local Beer meats, and dairy products, Stuttgart is populated with Restaurants offering a wide range of local and international cuisine.
Regions of Germany